Near Abbeville in Lafayette County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Tallahatchie River Defense Line
Erected 2009 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 34° 32.327′ N, 89° 29.635′ W. Marker is near Abbeville, Mississippi, in Lafayette County. Marker is on County Route 7 one mile north of Road 244, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the entrance to the Little Tallahatchie River - Frank Walker Landing. Marker is in this post office area: Abbeville MS 38601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mississipi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. 8.9 miles away); L. Q. C. Lamar House William Faulkner (approx. 11.7 miles away); Oxford Cemetery (approx. 11.8 miles away); Freedmen Town (approx. 12 miles away); Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. 12 miles away); Burns "Belfry" Church (approx. 12 miles away); Oxford & Lafayette County Blues (approx. 12 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . "Grant's Mississippi Central Railroad Campaign and the defense of Vicksburg". (Submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.